Floriculture


Entry Form

Committee: Anne-Marie Potvin, Kelly Sirvin and Betty Wall-Neilands
Secretary: Guylaine Lemieux

Judge: TBA

Please note: Flower exhibits will be received on Wednesday, August 9th and will be judged on Thursday, August 10th

Rules and Regulations

  1. All exhibits must be grown by the exhibitor.
  2. Use fresh flowers in arrangements unless specified otherwise.
  3. One entry per exhibitor in each section.
  4. Exhibitors must supply all vessels for their exhibits.
  5. No flexible containers to be used. Be sure containers are heavy enough to hold top heavy flowers such as gladiolus.
  6. Containers should be as specified as they are considered in the judging.
  7. To qualify as an exhibitor with highest points of the show placement, the exhibitor must enter at least one item in each of Classes 1 and 2, as well as, at least one of the Arrangements in Class 5. Please Note: Points will be awarded for ALL classes.
  8. Entries to be: phoned in to Guylaine Lemieux at 613-835-4082, emailed to guylainelemieux1@hotmail.com , or dropped off at the Fair Office, no later than Tuesday, August 8th. NO LATE ENTRIES PLEASE!
  9. Entries will be received between 6:00 PM and 8:00 PM, Wednesday, August 9th.
  10. No exhibits will be accepted on Thursday, August 10th when judging takes place.
  11. Exhibits must be left until 4:30 pm, Sunday, August 13th. No early removals please.
  12. After 6:00 PM Sunday, August 13th, you, the exhibitor, are responsible for your own exhibits.
  13. See complete Rules and Regulations in the front of this book.
  14. Prize money can be picked up anytime starting Saturday, August 12th and will be available until end of day Tuesday, August 15th, 2017 following the Fair.
  15. As many of the floriculture sponsors have generously donated gift certificates in lieu of cash, prizes may be awarded in the form of gift certificates to the equivalent cash value. (For children’s classes, cash will always be awarded)

The following “Hints for Exhibiting Flowers” should be read and applied to ensure your entries are not disqualified.

  • All exhibits should be attractively arranged.
  • A spray is a portion of plant with a number of flowers.
  • A stem is a plant structure carrying one or more flowers and/or buds.
  • A bloom is an individual flower, one to a stem.
  • If a bud is not opened and not showing colour, it does not count as a bloom and it should be removed.
  • Exhibit must be exactly as specified for the class.
  • Do not leave seed head on cut flower exhibits.
  • Watch for wilted petals. Judges award fewer points if flowers are wilted.
  • Flowers should be uniform in size, colour and development.
  • Ideal gladiolus spike should be 40% bloom, 30% bud showing colour and 30% green tip.
  • Hybrid Tea Roses are shown disbudded
  • In cut flower categories, no extra stems of foliage should be added.

 
CLASS 1: CUT FLOWERS

  1. Asters, 3 blooms, one colour.
  2. Asters, 3 blooms, mixed colours.
  3. Calendulas, 3 blooms, one variety.
  4. Celosia, 3 stems.
  5. Cleome, 3 stems, one colour.
  6. Collection of tall growing annuals, over 12” in height, 3 different kinds – 2 spikes, sprays or stems of each kind, in one container – labelled. Annual bulbs (e.g. dahlias, glads) may be used.
  7. Collection of short growing annuals, under 12” in height, 3 different kinds – 2 spikes, sprays or stems of each kind, in one container – labelled.
  8. Collection of perennials, 3 different kinds – 2 stems of each kind, in one container – labelled.
  9. Coneflowers, 3 blooms, any colour.
  10. Coreopsis, 3 stems.
  11. Cornflowers, 3 stems, mixed colours.
  12. Cosmos, 3 blooms, mixed colours.
  13. Dahlias, over 6”, 1 bloom.
  14. Dahlias, 2 blooms, one colour, 3”- 6” in diameter.
  15. Dahlias, 2 blooms, one colour, under 3” in diameter.
  16. Dahlias, 2 different varieties, one bloom of each.
  17. Gladiolus, 2 spikes of one colour, in a suitable container.
  18. Gladiolus, 2 spikes, one variety, bi-colour or tri-colour, in a suitable container.
  19. Gladiolus, a collection of 3 varieties, 1 spike of each, in a suitable container.
  20. Heuchera leaves, 3 stems.
  21. Hosta leaves, collection of 3 different kinds – 2 stems of each.
  22. Hosta leaves, giant, minimum dimension 8″ in width – 2 stems.
  23. Hosta leaves, variegated, one variety, 3 stems.
  24. Hydrangea, coloured, 3 stems, with foliage.
  25. Hydrangea, white, 3 stems, with foliage.
  26. Hydrangea, largest bloom.
  27. Liatris, 3 stems
  28. Lily, Oriental, 1 bloom floated in a bowl.
  29. Lily, any other, including tiger lilies, 1 stem, (no daylilies)
  30. Marigolds, 1”-2” in diameter, 3 blooms.
  31. Marigolds, 2”-4” in diameter, 3 blooms.
  32. Nasturtiums, 3 blooms.
  33. Obedient plant, 3 stems.
  34. Ornamental Grass (cultivated) 3 fresh stems of one variety, displayed in a vase.
  35. Pansies, with own foliage, 3 blooms (no violas)
  36. Petunias, double, 3 blooms
  37. Petunias, single, under 3” in diameter, 3 blooms.
  38. Petunias, single, over 3” in diameter, 3 blooms.
  39. Phlox, 3 sprays, perennials, any solid colour.
  40. Phlox, 3 sprays, perennials, bi-coloured blooms.
  41. Phlox, 3 sprays, perennials, mixed colours
  42. Rose, floated in a rose bowl, with foliage.
  43. Rose, collection – at least 3 different varieties.
  44. Roses, Hybrid Tea, 1 bloom.
  45. Roses, miniature, 3 stems.
  46. Rudbeckia, 3 blooms.
  47. Snapdragons, 3 spikes, mixed colours.
  48. Sunflowers, 1 stem.
  49. Sweet peas, annuals, 3 stems, assorted colours.
  50. Sweet peas, perennials, 3 stems
  51. Zinnias, 1”- 3”, 3 blooms with own foliage.
  52. Zinnias, over 3”, 3 blooms with own foliage.

Prize money for Class 1

1st-$6.00 2nd-$5.00 3rd-$4.00 4th-$3.00

Highest Points in Class 1: $30.00 Value
2nd Highest Points in Class 1: $20.00 Value
3rd Highest Points in Class 1: &$10.00 Value

 
 
CLASS 2: POTTED PLANTS

  1. African violet, single, in bloom, one crown.
  2. Begonia, Dragon Wing, in bloom.
  3. Begonia, Rieger, in bloom.
  4. Begonia, Tuberous, in bloom.
  5. Begonia, waxed, single, in bloom.
  6. Collection of succulents, minimum of 3 varieties, in a single pot.
  7. Foliage, coleus (1 per pot).
  8. Geranium, in bloom (grown in its own pot).
  9. Impatiens, New Guinea, in bloom, (grown in its own pot).
  10. Hanging plant, one variety, to be home grown, non-blooming.
  11. Hanging plant, one variety, to be home grown, blooming.
  12. Hanging basket, mixed blooms and vines – to be home grown.
  13. Herbs and veggies, a collection in a window box, labelled (maximum 32” in length)
  14. Succulent, any kind, no cacti.
  15. “Fairy Garden” – 20 inches maximum. All live plants, accessories may be used.
  16. House plant, other than those listed in Sections 53 – 67, labelled.

Prize money for Class 2

1st-$6.00 2nd-$5.00 3rd-$4.00 4th-$3.00

Highest Points in Class 2: $30.00 Value
2nd Highest Points in Class 2: $20.00 Value
3rd Highest Points in Class 2: $10.00 Value

 
 
CLASS 3: COLLECTION OF HOUSE PLANTS
Collection of house plants, 3 varieties in a separate pot, labelled, on a tray appropriate for the size of the plants.

Prize money for Class 3

1st-$20.00 2nd-$15.00 3rd-$10.00 4th-$5.00


CLASS 4: BEST PLANTER
In memory of Helen Burns, sponsored by Gordon and Ruth Curry

Garden planter using assorted flowers in bloom, and vines (vines optional).

Prize money for Class 4

1st-$25.00 2nd-$20.00 3rd-$15.00 4th-$10.00 5th-$5.00



CLASS 5: ARRANGEMENTS

Flower arrangements are to be viewed from all sides unless stated otherwise.

  1. “C’est Too Cute”
    A miniature design of fresh flowers – maximum dimension, 3″ in any direction.
  2. “Tints and Tones”
    Fresh flower arrangement in tints and tones of any colour, not to exceed 18″ in height.
  3. “Time to Share Friendship”
    An arrangement of fresh flowers using a cup and saucer
  4. “Country Roads”
    A fresh flower, one-sided arrangement using wild flowers and grasses found in the countryside. Maximum height of 24”. No noxious weeds please!
  5. FAIR THEME “Proud Canadian Traditions”
    A one-sided fresh flower arrangement depicting the Canadian traditions you are most proud of. Accessories may be used. Use your imagination!
  6. FAIR THEME “From Sea to Sea”
    Arrangement with water as the main feature (Ikebana style),in shallow container, maximum three red or white flowers of varying heights and maple leaves. Accent material may also be used.

Prize money for Class 5

1st-$15.00 2nd-$10.00 3rd-$5.00


ADDITIONAL PRIZES
Exhibitor with the Highest Total Points of the Show:     $50.00
      This exhibitor will also receive the Eldred Hayes Memorial
      Trophy at the Agricultural Society’s Annual Meeting in January.

Exhibitor with the 2nd Highest Total Points of the Show:     $30.00
Exhibitor with the 3rd Highest Total Points of the Show:     $15.00
New Exhibitor with the Highest Total Points of the Show:     $10.00
Best Dahlia of the Show:     $10.00
Best Gladiolus of the Show:     $10.00
Best Rose of the Show:     $10.00
Best Exhibit of the show:     $10.00
Best Potted Plant of the Show:     $10.00
Best Arrangement of the Show:     $10.00



KIDS FLORICULTURE

Kid’s Rules and Regulations
1. All classes are fresh flowers only
2. Flowers must be home-grown, by child or parent.
3. All entries must be phoned in to Guylaine Lemieux at 613-835-4082, emailed to guylainelemieux1@hotmail.com , or dropped off at the Fair Office, no later than Tuesday, August 8th.
4. All containers are to be supplied by the exhibitor.
5. Points will be awarded for each placement for a chance at extra prizes.

Prize money for each category in Kids Flower Division are:

1st-$5.00 2nd-$4.00 3rd-$3.00 4th-$2.00 5th-$1.00

Fair Theme Classes:
1st Prize will be $10.00 in each age group for these special classes.

Additional Prizes:
Highest Overall Points: $15.00
Best Youth Entry: $10.00

7 YEARS AND UNDER

  1. “Leaves of Plenty”
    An arrangement of assorted types of leaves and a single flower.
  2. “Minion”
    An arrangement using yellow flowers. Accessories may be used.
  3. Fair Theme Class – “Proudly Canadian”
    An all-sided arrangement using red and white flowers and maple leaves. Accessories may be used.

8 to 11 YEARS

  1. “Winter Wonderland”
    An all white floral arrangement using evergreen as foliage. Accessories may be used.
  2. “Rainbow Bright”
    A fresh flower arrangement in a soup can decorated with “Rainbow Loom”. Accessories may be used.
  3. Fair Theme Class – “Proudly Canadian”
    An all-sided arrangement using red and white flowers and maple leaves. Accessories may be used.

12 to 16 YEARS

  1. “Audio Adventure”
    A creative flower arrangement depicting your favourite musical act. Specify the artist. Accessories may be used.
  2. “Grandma’s Purse/Grandpa’s Shoe”
    An arrangement in a purse or a men’s shoe (using a waterproof container inside) not to exceed 12” in height.
  3. Fair Theme Class – “Proudly Canadian”
    An all-sided arrangement using red and white flowers and maple leaves. Accessories may be used